GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS WILL RECORD THE NEW MUSICAL FROM THE PUBLIC THEATER “MISS YOU LIKE HELL” Featuring Daphne Rubin-Vega

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced it will record the new musical Miss You Like Hell, the New York premiere production from The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham), for an original cast recording to be released later this year. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegría Hudes, music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, and choreography by Danny Mefford, the new musical was directed by Public Theater Resident Director and Founder of Public Works Lear deBessonet, and stars Daphne Rubin-Vega and Gizel Jiménez. The recording is being produced by Erin McKeown and Kurt Deutsch. Read more

STAR OF “HAMILTON” MANDY GONZALEZ INTRODUCES FIVE NEW TRACKS ON “FEARLESS: B-SIDES”

Broadway and TV star MANDY GONZALEZ  currently starring in Hamilton will follow up Fearless, her debut recording from earlier this season, with Fearless: B-Sides, available today, Friday, May 18. Following the success of the original album, these five additional digital-only tracks from the original sessions include creative new interpretations of standards (“I Only Have Eyes for You”) and classics (“Bein’ Green”), in addition to her first-ever Spanish-language recording (“Vivir Mi Vida”). Fearless: B-Sides is being released on the heels of her successful national concert tour, which included a performance with the student activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Please order Fearless and Fearless: B-Sides, both produced by Bill Sherman, at Fearless.us.  Read more

Ghostlight Deluxe Releases Sutton Foster’s “ME TO THE WORLD”

GHOSTLIGHT DELUXE, an imprint of Ghostlight Records, has released Take Me to the World  the long-awaited third album from two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster — today, Friday, June 1. The album is being released in conjunction with the fifth season of the critically-acclaimed TV Land series “Younger, which returns on Tuesday, June 5. To order the album, please visit http://smarturl.it/suttonfoster-world. Read more

Ghostlight Records To Release Salazar & Iconis “Two-Player Game” July 27

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Two-Player Game — the new album from George Salazar and Joe Iconis — will be available on CD online and in stores on Friday, July 27. The album is being released in conjunction with the debut New York production of Be More Chill, which starts previews on Thursday, July 26Two-Player Game is currently available in digital and streaming formats. For more information, please visit www.ghostlightrecords.com/joe-iconis-george-salazar-two-player-game.html Read more

Rachel Rockwell’s Legacy Lives In The Actors She Influenced

By: Michael J. Roberts

Feature Photo: Rachel Rockwell in rehearsal for “Shakespeare in Love” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (Photo by Joe Mazza)

Upon hearing the news last month of Rachel Rockwell’s untimely passing on May 28th, I was about to report what most other publications posted.  A fact formatted biography of what was arguably, Chicago most influential director/choreographer.   Read more

THE LATINX THEATRE COMMONS PRESENTS CARNAVAL 2018: “ConeXion!” July 19-21

The Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC) proudly presents the 2018 LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work (Carnaval 2018: ConeXion!) featuring readings of six new Latinx plays paired with Latinx directors, actors, designers and dramaturgs at The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2350 N. Racine, Chicago, 19-21 July 2018. Carnaval 2018: ConeXion! is dynamic event celebrating the abundance of Latinx talent in the U.S. theatre field. Additionally, Carnaval participants are able to experience Chicago’s rich Latinx theatre community through events created by local Latinx theatre companies Urban Theater CompanyAguijón TheaterTeatro Vista, and the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance. Readings are free and open to the public, and tickets can be requested at www.LatinxTheatreCommons.com.

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Broadway In Chicago Announces “THE CHER SHOW” $25 Tix Lottery

Broadway In Chicago and Producers Flody Suarez and Jeffrey Seller arepleased to announce a digital lottery, powered by Broadway Direct, for the Pre-Broadway Premiere The Cher Show, which will begin previews on June 12, 2018 at Broadway In Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) and will play a strictly limited engagement in Chicago through July 15, 2018.  Read more

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